EFFECT OF SUBLINGUAL NITROGLYCERIN ON EJECTION FRACTION AND LEFT VENTRICULAR ASYNERGY IN CORONARY DISEASE
- Effects of Nitroglycerin on Myocardial Excursions and Velocities in the Early Hours of Acute Myocardial Infarction. Kounis, Nicholas G.; Zavras, George M.; Papadaki, Paraskevi J.; Soufras, George D.; Kitrou, Michael P. // Angiology;Sep1989, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p783
The effects of sublingual nitroglycerin on septal and left ventricular wall motion were determined by echocardiography in the early hours of acute myocardial infarction (MI) in 20 patients admitted via a mobile coronary care unit. Left ventricular and septal echoes were obtained in U patients...
- Efficacy Nifedipine in Rest Angina Refractroy to Proprandolol and Nitrates in Patients with Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease. Moses, Jeffrey W.; Wertheimer, John H.; Bodenheimer, Monty M.; Banka, Vidya S.; Feldman, Michael; Helfant, Richard H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Apr81 Part 1, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p425
Presents a study that determined the efficacy of nifedipine in rest angina refractory to propranolol and nitrates in patients with obstructive coronary artery disease. Clinical characteristics of the patients; Response to nifedipine; Methodology and results of the study.
- PENTRIUM THERAPY IN ANGINA PECTORIS. Dougherty, Edward S. // Angiology;Feb1965, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p57
1. Clinical evaluation of Pentrium, a new Librium/PETN combination, was conducted by means of a single-blind comparative study in 100 women patients with angina pectoris. 2. Employing comparable dosages, four agentsï¿½the patients' previous medication (a vasodilator), Librium alone, a...
- Comparison of effect between nitrates and calcium channel antagonist on vascular function in patients with normal or mildly diseased coronary arteries. Ninomiya, Yuichi; Hamasaki, Shuichi; Saihara, Keishi; Ishida, Sanemasa; Kataoka, Tetsuro; Ogawa, Masakazu; Orihara, Koji; Oketani, Naoya; Fukudome, Tsuyoshi; Okui, Hideki; Ichiki, Tomoko; Shinsato, Takuro; Kubozono, Takuro; Mizoguchi, Etsuko; Ichiki, Hitoshi; Tei, Chuwa // Heart & Vessels;Mar2008, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p83
The comparative long-term antianginal efficacy of long-acting nitrates versus calcium channel antagonists remains unclear. The goal of the present study was to compare the coronary endothelial cell function and coronary artery vasoconstriction between patients with normal or mildly diseased...
- Lack of Effect of Nitrates on Exercise Stress Test Results in Patients with Microvascular Angina. Russo, Giulio; Franco, Antonino; Lamendola, Priscilla; Tarzia, Pierpaolo; Nerla, Roberto; Stazi, Alessandra; Villano, Angelo; Sestito, Alfonso; Lanza, Gaetano; Crea, Filippo // Cardiovascular Drugs & Therapy;Jun2013, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p229
Purpose: To assess the effects of short-acting nitrates on exercise stress test (EST) results and the relation between EST results and coronary blood flow (CBF) response to nitrates in patients with microvascular angina (MVA). Methods: We completed 2 symptom/sign limited ESTs on 2 separate days,...
- Active CAD and Chest Pain Relief with Nitroglycerin. Sadovsky, Richard // American Family Physician;7/1/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p182
Discusses the findings of two studies on the correlation between chest pain and acute coronary artery disease. Therapeutic application of nitroglycerin; Implications of chest pain response to nitroglycerin administration; Diagnostic and prognostic use of nitrate responsiveness.
- Influence of Transdermal Nitrates on Exercise Capacity in Patients with Stable Angina. Thompson, Richard // Angiology;Jun1986, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p448
Twenty patients completed a double-blind cross-over study to determine the influence of a transdermal preparation of Nitroglycerin on exercise performance in stable angina. Angiographically proven two or three vessel coronary disease was present in all. After a base-line exercise test the active...
- Good news for angina sufferers. E.B. // Medical Update;Aug95, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p4
Reports on the effect of skin patches for 24-hour delivery of nitroglycerine to prevent heart pain on patients whose coronary artery disease caused severe pain on exertion. Development of tolerance to nitroglycerine; Control of side effects.
- Nitroglycerine not a reliable coronary test. // Pulse;3/14/2012, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p13
The article focuses on the systematic review led by University of Oxford professor Paul Glasziou which suggests the unreliability of nitroglycerine test in the diagnosis of coronary heart disease.